Fairbourne beach is on the opposite side of the Mawddach Estuary to Barmouth, the beach is a 5 km stretch of sand that is backed by a large embankment of pebbles. At the north end of the beach you have the Mawddach Estuary, whilst the south is backed by steep cliffs.
Popular windsurfing and kitesurfing location due to plenty of space on this large beach.
Facilities include parking, toilets, shops and food options.
Fairbourne beach has seasonal dog restrictions.
- Excellent: the highest classification meaning the water is cleanest
- Good: generally good water quality
- Sufficient: meets minimum standards
- Poor: You are advised not to swim. The beach will stay open and an action plan should be in place to improve the water quality.
Fairbourne Beach 7 day weather forecast, weather in Barmouth, Gwynedd
Expect a temp in the range 16.2℃ to 16.4℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 16℃ to 16.3℃ with wind speed 2.4 m/sec (SW)
Expect a temp in the range 14℃ to 16.2℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (S)
Expect a temp in the range 11.8℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 8.5 m/sec (WNW)
Expect a temp in the range 10.7℃ to 12.4℃ with wind speed 6.3 m/sec (WSW)
Expect a temp in the range 9.9℃ to 10.7℃ with wind speed 8.8 m/sec (W)
Expect a temp in the range 8.8℃ to 9.4℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (WNW)
Barmouth weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
Fairbourne Beach tide times.
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